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#1 2005-10-20 14:24:29

fdrebin
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Registered: 2005-04-25
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mounting win32 partition the right way

i'm currently mounting my fat32 partition like this

mount /dev/hda5 /mnt/hda5 -t vfat -o umask=000

this works well but
-directories that are all uppercase are displayed as lowercase dirs
-in some directories i don't have write access in other's i have

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#2 2005-10-20 15:15:41

mpie
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Re: mounting win32 partition the right way

mount /dev/hda5 /mnt/hda5 -t vfat -o umask=0,users,rw

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#3 2005-10-20 15:19:38

T-Dawg
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Re: mounting win32 partition the right way

Just curious, why don't you keep this in your fstab? Then all you have to do is mount /dev/hda5.

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#4 2005-10-21 16:26:28

fdrebin
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Re: mounting win32 partition the right way

umask=0 instead of umask=000 ?
what do the others actually do
i'd like to know that big_smile

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#5 2005-10-21 16:35:30

mpie
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Re: mounting win32 partition the right way

it's probably not a perfect command but it works for me without any error...

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#6 2005-10-21 18:21:59

fdrebin
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Re: mounting win32 partition the right way

the thing for the upper/lowercase stuff is "shortname=win95" but couldn't findt anything to get write access for really all dirs...

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